The Star Film Company amongst the stars

Star Films director Tristan Holmes teamed up with Network BBDO to shoot the latest TV campaign for Coronation, which claimed a spot as a finalist for Best Directing Craft at the 2016 Cannes Lions Awards in the Television category...

Issued by The Star Film Company 3 days ago

Cannes: The Church and the Truffle Forest

What I am about to say may make me a hopeless romantic and naive in how the world works. So be it...

By Damon Stapleton 6 Jul 2016

Cannes About Town: A judge's guide to Cannes Lions

After a week's recuperation, and in an effort to give my advice for next year's judges, I thought I'd create my own listicle...

By Emma Carpenter 5 Jul 2016

#CannesLions2016: Be proud, be brave, be pioneering

Gareth McPherson, ECD at Publicis Machine, shares insights gleaned from the calibre of work awarded top accolades on the recent global advertising awards circuit, and shares advice on making sure we bring home more of those big wins next year...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Jul 2016

FCB Cape Town and Hellocomputer fly two Lions down to the Mother City

A ballsy integrated effort between FCB Cape Town and digital agency, Hellocomputer, was recently recognised by the Cannes Festival of Creativity with two Silver Lions in the Health and Wellness Category for online video...

Issued by Hellocomputer 1 Jul 2016

#CannesLions2016: Celebrating creativity in business

Ann Nurock spoke with Standard Bank Group's senior manager of brand creative Greig Jerling about the importance and effectiveness of creativity in more than just marketing and branding but also in business as a whole...

By Ann Nurock 29 Jun 2016

What makes a good PR campaign great? Top traits of Cannes Gold Lion winners

Last week was the big reveal of the 2016 Cannes Lions winners and, like millions of others around the world, I was eager to see what PR had done this year to scoop the coveted category prize...

By Rebecca Cronje 29 Jun 2016

Terence Neale short wins Craft Gold at Cannes Lions and twice at AICP

Your Future Is Not Mine, a global adidas Originals short film directed by Egg Films' Terence Neale, won a Gold Film Craft for Original Music at Cannes Lions, thanks to vocalist Daisy Hamel-Buffa and Squeak E Clean Productions...

Issued by Egg Films 28 Jun 2016

Ogilvy & Mather South Africa makes history at Cannes Lions 2016

The Ogilvy & Mather South Africa Group is bringing home a total of 11 Cannes Lions across a number of its integrated clients, including KFC's first Grand Prix...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 28 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: The importance of properly packaging award entries

Live from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ann Nurock spoke with Marc Taback, CEO of Initiative Media, about his experience in judging work entered into the Media Lions category and the importance of properly packaging your media award entries so that they resonate with the judges, who often view hundreds of piece of work in a day...

By Ann Nurock 28 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: All the South African winners!

The 2016 version of Cannes Lions' Festival of Creativity has come to a close, with South African agencies roaring with pride at their 61 awards received...

27 Jun 2016

Common Ground launches at Cannes to support UN SDGs

In an unprecedented step for the industry, the world's biggest advertising and marketing services groups put aside competitive differences at Cannes Lions Festival to launch a major new initiative - 'Common Ground'...

27 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: The importance of agency culture

Live from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ann Nurock spoke with FCB Worldwide CEO Carter Murray, about the group's showing at this year's awards. He focused on culture particularly and pointed out that it's much more than a byproduct or a corporate word...

By Ann Nurock 27 Jun 2016

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